This book is the result of the meeting between Italian and Argentinian researchers of the High Middle Ages. Spacing from Italy to the Gaul up to the Mediterranean Oriental from the Third Century to the Eighth, the book describes a world polarized among an East destined to be separated among Bisanzio and the Islam, and a West constituted by the post-Roman barbaric societies. The East, rooted in the Roman-Hellenistic inheritance, is presented as a source of religious experiences that deeply... Topics: High Middle Ages, Lombard kingdom, Barbaric societies, Cultural heritage of Rome.
With this collection of studies, the Editorial Board of Reti Medievali intends to honor a scholar and master who, with his example and his availability to discussion and debate, has indicated to a whole generation of Italian historians the importance of an attitude always vigilant to comparing and contact with the international scientific community of scholars of Middle ages and Early modern. Topic: Europe, Italy, Middle Ages, Giorgio Chittolini, Historiograpy, Medieval Studies